Opening: February 1, 2020
Deadline: April 30, 2020
Entry fee: $25
Prizes: $1,000, valuable prizes, participation in the online exhibition
Enter Asia’s most prestigious nature photo contest for a chance to have your photo shown within the Nature’s Best Photography International Awards exhibition displayed at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium in Springfield, Missouri, USA and viewed by up to two million people.
Nature’s Best Photography Asia is an awards program focusing on and showcasing nature photographs taken in Asia by amateur, professional and youth photographers worldwide.
We aim to bring exposure to Asian wildlife and landscapes and the photographers who photograph them.
This is your opportunity to reach a large global audience with your imagery in a photo competition unrivaled by any other in Asia.
All amateur, professional and youth photographers.
Asian Countries (50 countries):
Afghanistan / Armenia / Azerbaijan / Bahrain / Bangladesh / Bhutan / Brunei / Burma / Cambodia / China / Georgia / Hong Kong / India / Indonesia / Iran / Iraq / Israel / Japan / Jordan / Kazakhstan / Korea, South / Kuwait / Kyrgyzstan / Laos / Lebanon / Macau / Malaysia / Maldives / Mongolia / Nepal / Oman / Pakistan / Palestine / Philippines / Qatar / Russia / Saudi Arabia / Singapore / Sri Lanka / Syria / Taiwan / Tajikistan / Thailand / East Timor / Turkey / Turkmenistan / United Arab Emirates / Uzbekistan / Vietnam / Yemen
Wild animals (mammals, reptiles, amphibians, etc.—birds should be entered in the bird category) photographed within their natural habitat anywhere in Asia.
Dramatic scenes and unusual perspectives of Asia’s wild places providing expansive views, as well as images of plant life such as: flowers, trees, and other flora in their natural habitat. Please reference in your caption if your image was taken in a designated Wilderness Area.
The world of the sea photographed above, below, and around the ocean’s surface: tide pools, coral reefs, marine life, waves, landscapes, seascapes, and creatures who depend upon the ocean for survival. All shots must be from waters that border Asia.
Wild birds in their native habitats displaying plumage, mating rituals, territorial battles, nesting, feeding, parenting, or other behaviors, adults with young and portraits.
- Small World
Close-up images of plants, animals, and miniature landscapes taken with micro/macro lenses.
High definition video has become an important tool in recording and sharing the wild. In addition to still captures, the editors at Nature’s Best Photography Asia are looking for views of nature and outdoor experiences through the eyes of videographers and filmmakers. Tell us your story, share your favorite experience, include clips of you or others in the field and the wildlife behavior you have observed.
The junior category is open to anybody under the age of 18. The following types of photos can be entered: wildlife, landscape, birds, ocean, small world and video.
- Grand Prize
USD $1,000, award plaque, photo displayed at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum, displayed in Nature’s Best Photography magazine.
- Category Winners
Award plaque, photo displayed at the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and displayed in Nature’s Best Photography magazine.
- Category Highly Honored
All images and videos will be displayed in winner’s gallery on our website. Some images may be chosen to be on display at Wonders of Wildlife National Museum. (Five highly honored from each category)
- Award Ceremony
All winners are invited to the award ceremony in the United States. (Travel expenses are not included and are to be borne by the winner)
- Photo Published in Magazine
Grand prize and category winners will have their photo published in the Nature’s Best Photography magazine with a circulation of 25,000.
For each entry fee of $25 US dollars you may enter a total of 20 images.